Chief of the United Nations Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (from December 2012 to November 2015) lieutenant general
STUDENIKIN Alexander Igorevich
Born February 16, 1955 in the city of Lviv, Ukrainian SSR.
In 1977 he graduated from the Moscow Higher All-Arms Command School. He served as platoon commander, commander of a motorized rifle company, chief of staff - deputy commander of a motorized rifle battalion, commander of a motorized rifle battalion of the general army of the Transbaikalian Military District.
In 1985 he graduated from the Military Academy named after MV Frunze. He served in the posts of deputy commander of a regiment of a guards tank division, commander of a guards motorized rifle regiment of a guards tank division, deputy commander of a guards motorized rifle division.
In 1998 he graduated from the Military Academy of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation. He served as commander of a motorized rifle division, deputy commander of the Guards Army, commander of the Group of Russian Forces in the South Caucasus, commander of the army, deputy commander of the Volga-Urals Military District, deputy commander-in-chief of the Land Forces.
Awards: Order of Courage, Order of Military Merit, Order of Friendship, Medal of the Order of Merit to the Fatherland, Art. II. (with the image of swords), gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation in 2008 and other medals.